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to damage something so severely that it no longer exists or can never return to its normal state
to destroy or severely damage something
to seriously damage or completely destroy something
to gradually destroy something
to destroy something completely
to destroy something or damage it very badly
to damage something seriously, or to spoil it completely, especially by removing part of it
to destroy or seriously damage something
to break something into so many pieces that it is completely destroyed
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
frightening in a way that makes you nervous because it involves things that do not seem natural...
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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Free thesaurus definition of to destroy or severely damage something from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.